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"Allow Extension" Prompt


Published: 15 Jan 2021
Last Modified Date: 22 Jan 2021

Issue

When opening a workbook downloaded from Tableau Server, the following dialog appears:

Allow Extension
This dashboard contains the following network-enabled extension, which is a web application that expands the capabilities of Tableau. To allow this extension to run in the dashboard, click OK.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Cause

A network-enabled dashboard extension was added to the dashboard, by the dashboard's author, to provide additional functionality. 
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